A few Ricoh WG-30 reviewers who purchased the Ricoh WG-30 considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Ayjay wrote on Amazon “The other shooting modes [including the underwater mode] are easy to select - I'm no David Bailey.”. Ayjay also said “Plus the shape and texture of the outer casing is easy to get a good grip on - even under water! Fortunately the Pentax WG-3 is very easy to use”. Stephen Spiers mentioned in his review on Amazon “No problem with the waterproofing (I followed instructions very carefully”.
A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Amazon Customer said this month “Solid, robust camera, wifi needs work” but in spite of that gave the Ricoh WG-30 a score of 60 out of 100. Amazon Customer also wrote “Solid construction with great picture quality”. Knightknight said on Amazon “Is very well built”.
One Ricoh WG-30 owner who bought the product thought it was reliable. Raquel Rita wrote in her review of the Ricoh WG-30 on Amazon “The waterproof feature seems to be reliable.” yet rated the Ricoh WG-30 3 stars.